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Danny Fenster: US journalist freed from Myanmar jail

BBC News

November 15, 2021

US journalist Danny Fenster has been released from prison in Myanmar after he was sentenced to 11 years in jail by a military court three days ago.

He was “pardoned” before being freed on “humanitarian grounds”, the military government said.

The release was secured after negotiations between the junta and former US ambassador to the UN, Bill Richardson.

Fenster’s employer, Frontier Myanmar, said he was on a flight out of Myanmar.

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